Hiring the right people for a startup

By at February 15, 2012 | 9:33 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Renaissance Personnel Group While staffing agencies in Phoenix and other cities can undoubtedly be the driving force behind the hiring process for startup companies lacking recruiting departments, there are still a number of strategies these firms can... Read more »

Jobs , Meet-Ups , Startups , Strategy

US job moves: Google, Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo

By at February 13, 2012 | 8:59 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Heather Taylor via Econsultancy Following our UK moves, here's the most senior, surprising and influential job moves in the US. This week we've seen two major loses to Microsoft, Google's first employee joining a startup and staff moves from Apple to... Read more »

Google , Jobs , Project management , Startups

Boston Startups: Get Aggressive in Working with Big Companies

By at February 7, 2012 | 4:46 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Robert DiLoreto via Xconomy Boston startups should be focusing more on creating strategic partnerships with big companies. An “if we build it, they will come” mindset appears to dominate the Boston startup scene. Too many startups also rely mostly on... Read more »

Startups , Strategy

Seniors are the new entrepreneurs

By at February 7, 2012 | 4:44 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Sharon Naylor via Dispatch A growing number of seniors are going into business for themselves. According to the Ewing Marion Foundation, 55- to 64-year-old Americans have a higher rate of entrepreneurial activity than those in the 20-to-34 age... Read more »

Business models , Startups

How To Recruit For Today’s Startup

By at February 6, 2012 | 4:39 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Robert Woo via The Fordyce Letter Many of our clients are staffing and recruiting firms, and because of this we have a unique perspective on the industry. So when it comes to our own hiring processes, we try to glean best practices from industry leaders,... Read more »

Google , Product development , Startups

The Basics Of Hiring Interns For Your Startup

By at February 6, 2012 | 4:38 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Matthew Faustman via FN Blog Hiring interns is a great milestone for a young company and the use of interns is on the rise.  What is also on the rise, however, is the number of small businesses and startups getting audited for misclassifying interns as... Read more »

Business planning , Startups

Applicant Stresses Synergy

By at February 3, 2012 | 4:35 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Vanessa Remmers via The Flat Hat [caption id="attachment_7265" align="aligncenter" width="581" caption="Conley is one of five Dean of Arts and Sciences finalists. CAROLINE WREN MARTIN / THE FLAT HAT"][/caption] The hiring process for one of the most... Read more »


Infographic: A Programmer’s Guide to Getting Hired by a Startup

By at February 1, 2012 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Rob Yoegel  via monetate Larger version of “A Programmer’s Guide to Getting Hired by a... Read more »

Jobs , Key lessons , Startups

How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person For Your Startup

By at January 30, 2012 | 1:48 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Chris Rickborn via Round Rockit Media  In a startup, hiring a new employee can be a business-changing event. The smaller the organization, the more impact each employee has on its ultimate success. Don’t get me wrong — hiring is critical in any size... Read more »

Social media , Startup , Startup reading lists , Startups

GetHired Nabs $1.75 Million To Launch Its Video-Centric Recruiting Platform & Job Board

By at January 30, 2012 | 1:46 pm | 1 Comments

Original post by RIPEMPSON via TC Paper resumes are — or should be — going out of style. They rarely give employers a complete profile of a potential hire, they’re filled with abbreviated bunches of value-less buzzwords (or in my case, action verbs), and the thought... Read more »

Jobs , Software & technology , Startups